Stop pretending

There is no need to pretend to be someone that you are not. God loves you as you are. Your current circumstance never changes the amount of love that He has for you. Rest in that truth instead of soaking in self-dissatisfaction. God made no mistake when He created you. He delights in you and… Read More

Recent podcast adventures…. (Faith can move mountains)

My adventures in cyberspace have led to some amazing connections. This past year, I had the privilege of meeting a fellow life coach and soul-sister, Jena Harris. Recently she gave me the honor being her guest on her Soulfood Sundays podcast. Read More

11 personal sins that I choose to confess and renounce

What you find below is my confession to a bundle of personal practices that have caused many pain and heartache. So here it goes…… Read More

Soul Butter Station vol. 4 (Captured “live”/Isla Vista Worship)

Although I am already an avid fan of acoustic sets, I find myself in a deeper level of musical euphoria when gospocentric stories of grace are linked into the melody. This describes my exact experience when I recently heard Mark Bowen’s (of Isla Vista Worship) live performance of their new single, “Captured.” Read More

Soul Butter Station vol. 3 (PJ Morton ft. JoJo/Say So)

I came to know of PJ Morton during Kirk Franklin’s “The Rebel, the Soul, and the Saint tour”. Although he was the opening act for Ledisi and Kirk, I was quickly sold on his rich voice and his ability to work the keys like a church boy straddling the fence between the church and the world. Read More

Soul Butter Station vol. 2 (Vonnie Lopez/World’s Best)

In a matter of milliseconds I was teleported into a corridor of “all the right feels.” Apparently, I wasn’t the only one with this reaction. Judge, Faith Hill, stated, “This is what it feels like to have the Holy Spirit in a place,” Read More

Soul Butter Station vol. 1 (Deliver Me-This is my Exodus)

Although taste varies from person to person, I’ve yet to meet somebody whose life has not been cataclysmically changed by an encounter with a lyric and/or melody, that wiggled its way into their soul. In fact, some musical masterpieces wake us up like the smell of a grandma’s kitchen, as she bakes homemade buttermilk biscuits, on a Saturday morning. Read More

How I defeated bullies and what I learned from it.

“Hey John,” he said, “You get picked on a lot, at school, don’t you?” For a moment I paused. I wasn’t sure how I wanted to answer his question. If I chose to be honest, maybe he’d show some compassion. But in my fourteen years of living, I came to understand that compassion was not an adverb that was commonly used to describe teenage boys. If one existed, he would surely have to be placed on an endangered species list. Read More

When a washed-up-choir director gets a hold of an acapella app

Last year year, on MLK day, I spent a good part of the day playing with the Acapella Maker app.I thought I’d share with you what became of my shenanigans. Just a note: The video isn’t showing up on the WordPress app, it seems to only show up in a web browser on your phone… Read More